South & West Co. Donegal Wreck List "B"
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Vessel Type:

Trawler

Location:Co. Donegal
Date of Loss:1997 approx. Place:St. John's Point
Cause of Loss:Sunk on purposeBoat Dive from:Killybegs or Teelin
Charted Depth:37m to 50mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 10
Height of Wreck:10mAdmiralty Chart No:2702 and/or 2725
Hull Material:Latitude (GPS):54 34.992 North
Type of Seabed: Longitude (GPS):08 30.027 West
Average Visibility:15 - 20mDiving Experience:Experienced
No image listed.

 
Diving Information:    
  • Lies just off the Bullockmore cardinal buoy in 37 to 50m.
  • Depth to the top of the wreck is around 35 to 38m.
  • Warning!!! G. Brown recently reported that there is a net snagged on the wheelhouse area.
 
Historical Information:
  • Little is known about the wreck other than she was sunk on purpose about 7 years ago after littering a pier in Killybegs for some time.
  • Found in 2004 by P. McCamley, G. Brown and J. Lyons of Newry & Mourne SAC and is often dived by local clubs.
  • The mystery as to her name was supplied by Keith Farrell, Newry & Mourne SAC
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Other Sources:
Malcom Houston
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Donegal SAC 2004
Keith Farrell
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Newry & Mourne SAC 2005
Gerry Brown
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Newry & Mourne SAC 2006
South & West Co. Donegal Wreck List "B"

Last update - 04-Jan-2006

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